Green Tourism Business Scheme
green holiday cottages in Derbyshire
A nationally accredited environmental standard scheme to keep our business green...
Helping to protect and enhance The environment
In 2010, we were delighted to be awarded the Gold Award for the Green Tourism Business Scheme, having achieved Silver in 2008 and Bronze in 2007.
The GTBS is the leading sustainable tourism certification scheme in the UK, with over 2200 members.
Businesses opting to join are assessed against a rigorous set of criteria, covering a range of areas, like energy and water efficiency, waste management, biodiversity and more.
By achieving the Gold Award, we have demonstrated that our business:
That our site:
Is seriously committed to sustainable tourism and minimising its damage to the environment, and
Is operating in accordance with the relevant environmental regulations
We have been reassesd every two to three years based upon a set of regularly updated sustainable development standards
Far exceeds minimum standards of good practice across a range of sustainable development indicators, and
Has been audited by a qualified professional to ensure standards are maintained.